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Poser, follower, a charlatan of sorts. One who copies or immitates all or most of the aspects dealing with their idol. They may wish to have certain clothing, skills, vocabulary, etc., of their idols instead of their own. Most likely a wannabe is lacking in self confidence and is looking for guidance.
The wannabe frequently quoted popular phrases from his favorite rock star.
by BBeam November 20, 2003
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When someone goes to the gym and spends 90% of the time on their phones scrolling through social media
Looks like its thumb day again for Jimmy with his usual routing... 3 sets of 5 snapchat selfies and 10 sets of scrolling through facebook until exhaustion
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Someone who wants to be what they are not.
A big problem these days is white kids wanting to be ghetto.
by Billy Palmer June 20, 2003
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1. Someone trying too hard to fit in with a specific crowd of peepz. They usually change the way they act, dress and or talk.

2. A faker, a poser
by LaLa March 05, 2004
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(A.) Someone who wants to be something else and fit in a crowd, someone who tries to act like someone they want to be even though it's obvious that they're just a stupid wannabe.
Skater wannabes dress like skaters and buy skateboards even though when they try to skate they end up falling on their arse after about 3 seconds.
Gangster wannabes act tough and hard, but when in a dangerous situation they piss themselves and run home.
by Glittery Goddess July 29, 2004
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a person who acts like someone that they are not. also see moron
jeff is such a wanna be.
by customfab75 November 18, 2003
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Poser, follower, a charlatan of sorts. One who copies or immitates all or most of the aspects dealing with their idol. They may wish to have certain clothing, skills, vocabulary, etc., of their idols instead of their own. Most likely a wannabe is lacking in self confidence and is looking for guidance.
Vanessa is a wannabe
by r0llerc0aster May 10, 2015
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